Master of Business Administration in Finance Online

Emerge as a financial leader with an advanced understanding of both domestic and international finance.

Apply by: 9/19/22
Start Class: 10/27/22
Overview

Add career value with our MBA in Finance online

$13,080 Total Tuition
12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

Startups, entrepreneurial ventures, e-commerce, and overall globalization have reshaped the market and created a pressing need for qualified finance leaders who understand today’s dynamic international environment. Affordable and IACBE-accredited, the MBA Finance online program prepares you with key insights into financial analytical tools, portfolio management, capital sourcing, valuation, and more.

Explore global finance, including purchasing power parity and the functions and structure of the foreign exchange market. Learn how to prepare and interpret financial analysis for managers, lenders, and diverse investors, such as angel investors, venture capitalists, and financial institutions.

Upon completion of this finance program, you will be prepared for a wide range of career opportunities such as:

  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Analytics Specialist
  • Management Consultant
  • Operations Analyst
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Analytics Specialist
  • Management Consultant
  • Operations Analyst

Upon completion of this finance program, you will be prepared for a wide range of career opportunities such as:

  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Analytics Specialist
  • Management Consultant
  • Operations Analyst
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Business Analytics Specialist
  • Management Consultant
  • Operations Analyst

Accreditation

IACBE Accredited

MBA programs at Fitchburg State are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

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$13,080 Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

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Tuition

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Our MBA in Finance online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition, which is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$13,080 Total Tuition
$436 Per credit hour

Tuition breakdown:

$13,080 Total Tuition
$436 Per credit hour
Calendar

Keep these key deadlines in mind

Fitchburg State online programs are delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

Now enrolling:

9/19/22 Apply Date
10/27/22 Class Starts
SessionProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineIntent to Enroll DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment DeadlineDrop For Non PayLast Class Day
Fall B10/27/229/19/229/30/2210/7/2210/17/2210/18/2210/20/2212/15/22

Now enrolling:

9/19/22 Apply Date
10/27/22 Class Starts

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Admissions

Gather these admission materials for the MBA in Finance online

At Fitchburg State, we’ve streamlined the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. Please read the requirements for the MBA in Finance online, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA not less than 2.8 on undergrad coursework
  • Resume detailing professional experience

You must meet the following requirements to be eligible for admission.

  • Submit graduate application and $50 application fee
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, with official transcripts
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of not less than 2.8
  • Official transcripts of graduate-level coursework from a regionally accredited institution (if applicable)*
  • Professional resume
  • Students with undergraduate GPAs of less than 2.8 may also be considered for admission based on their professional work experience and a letter of recommendation
  • No GMAT is required

Dual Concentration Options

Students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are currently enrolled in the MBA program may request to enroll in one additional concentration after their first semester. Students who have been approved for a dual concentration must:

  1. Complete the course requirements for each concentration (completed courses can only be counted once toward one concentration)
  2. Meet the requirements for the catalog year in which their dual concentration is approved

All concentrations are eligible for the dual concentration option; additional course charges will apply


Dual Concentration Request Form

To submit official documents by mail, send them to:

Fitchburg State University
Admissions Office
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

International Students:

  • An English Proficiency test is required for natives of non-English speaking countries (see options below)
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended*
  • General Foreign Credit Evaluation for degrees and coursework taken outside of the United States
  • GPA of not less than 2.5
  • Application fee ($50)
  • Personal Statement/Statement of Purpose (300 word minimum)

*All foreign transcripts must be formally evaluated before we are able to make an admissions decision. Graduate applicants are required to submit a "general" evaluation. We accept international evaluations from any NACES or AICE members or the Center for Educational Documentation (CED).

(https://www.naces.org/members or https://aice-eval.org/endorsed-members)

The following are suggested organizations which provide foreign credential evaluation services:

English Language Proficiency - Applicants can demonstrate English proficiency by submitting official test scores from one of the following approved exams:

  • TOEFL - minimum score requires TOEFL iBT 79, paper based-TOEFL 550
  • IEFLTS - minimum score required 6.5 overall band score
  • Duolingo English Test - minimum score required 105
  • PTE Academic Test - minimum score required 58

You are encouraged to contact the Fitchburg State International Admissions department if additional information is needed at 978-665-4399 or [email protected].

U.S. citizens with foreign education (from a non-English speaking country) will need to follow the international admission requirements (English proficiency testing excluded). Students in the U.S. on an F-1 student visa are not eligible for the program. I-20s are not issued for online programs.

TOEFL Code: 3518

IELTS Code: No code; please select Fitchburg State as a recipient.

Courses

Preview the curriculum for the MBA in Finance online

For the MBA in Finance online, the curriculum is comprised of 10 courses covering 30 credit hours, including 18 hours of advanced course requirements, 9 hours of required accounting concentration courses, and a 3-hour elective course.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course relates the knowledge of human behavior to the problems of organizational life. It examines individual behavior, as well as group and social behavior, in organizations. The course encourages discussion of the methods of changing behavior through organizational behavior and development.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides insight into the problem of identifying an organization’s informational requirements to facilitate the decision-making process. Topics presented include an analysis or information systems, communication theory, information flow, methods and procedures for gathering, disseminating and controlling information.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course embarks on a detailed study of concepts and procedural alternatives in the delineation of the market target. In addition, the course covers the development and implementation of the marketing mix and the control and analysis of the total marketing effort.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines principles of decision analysis in management of current assets, estimation of requirements for short-term funds, and valuation of capital budgeting and merger proposals.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides a study of financial reporting systems. Emphasis is given to the interpretation and uses of information contained in financial reports.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides a study of administrative processes dealing with the formulation of policy. Topics covered include strategy formulation, the role of the general manager, and the design of strategic planning systems. Attention is focused on problem identification, problem solving and decision-making. Extensive examination is made of cases involving a variety of institutions in both the public and private sectors. Prerequisite: 24 credit hours in the program (requires 18 credits of core courses completed and a total of 24 program credits completed before students begin the course)
Students must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students taking this required course should expect to learn the nature and purposes of financial management in the international context. They will gain skills in international investment and financing techniques and in exchange risk management, including accounting and taxation aspects. They will also learn how to judge the riskiness of a currency from a firm's perspective, and how to measure and manage the company's exposure to exchange rate and international interest rate risks. They will discover how companies use banks, markets such as the Eurobond and currency option markets, and techniques such as currency swaps and hybrid bond structures. In the end, the goal is to apply practical approaches to the international firm's investment, financing and risk management decisions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will familiarize you with topics in entrepreneurial finance. It focuses on applying financial theory and principles to small firms. There is a special emphasis on the specific issues that confront small businesses through their life cycle of development, start-up, expansion, maturity and harvesting. The course will introduce the main financial issues affecting startup companies, venture capital markets, private equity and debt financing, valuing small companies; harvesting methods. The course will be divided into two parts. Part one of Entrepreneurial Finance covers what might be called “small business survival skills”, including assessing financial performance, financial planning, identifying external financing needs and business valuation. Part two of the course will address the issues and challenges associated with Financing for Entrepreneurial Enterprises.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Essentials of investments continues to evolve along with the changes in the financial markets yet remains organized around one basic theme that security markets are nearly efficient, meaning that you should expect to find few obvious bargains in these markets. This course places great emphasis on asset allocation while presenting the practical applications of investment theory. It also focuses on investment analysis, which allows us to present the practical applications of investment theory and convey practical value insights.

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